Theocracy

A Government under God

What is it?

A Theocracy is a Government that is lead by religious leaders.

Why it works

It encourages political and social unity.

-A single state religion will help prevent clashing among different groups.

Government decisions are in line with your beliefs.


-Laws in a Theocracy must conform with the word of God.

Modern and Historical Theocracies

It's not Perfect

When States get large, Religious unity becomes hard to enforce.

-Religious minorities are often prosecuted.

Religious warfare broke out among Groups with different beliefs.

-They fought for control of their governments.